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  1. Irish a pudding made of sheep's intestines filled with meal and sheep's blood
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Word Origin

C20: from Irish Gaelic drisín an animal's intestines
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Examples from the Web for drisheen

Historical Examples

  • I should observe that a recent reviewer of one of my books states that drisheen is also made in Waterford.

    English As We Speak It in Ireland

    P. W. Joyce